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"""1-02293
 
UnitedStatesv.Apple,Inc.
etal..
Attachment
A
to
CivilCoverSheetDefendants
Apple,Inc.HachetteBookGroup,Inc.
HarperCollinsPublishersL.L.C.VerlagsgruppeGeorgvonHoltzbrinckGmbH
Holtzbrinck
Publishers,
LLCd/b/aMacmillan
ThePenguinGroup,ADivision
of
PearsonPLC
PenguinGroup(USA),Inc.
Simon
&
Schuster,
Inc.
 
UnitedStates
v.
Apple,Inc.
etal.
Attachment
E
toCivil
Cover
Sheet
Statement
of
Related
Case
PursuanttoRulefortheDivision
of
BusinessAmongDistrictJudges(SouthernDistrict)13,theUnitedStatesrespectfullyrequeststhatthiscase,
UnitedStatesv.Apple,Inc.
etal.,bedesignatedasrelatedto
InreElectronicBooksAntitrustLitigation,
No.1:1l-md-02293(DLC),presentlypendingbeforetheHonorableJudgeDeniseCote.Bothcasesinvolveallegations
of
violations
of
Section1
of
theShermanAct,15U.S.C.§1,in
connection
withthe
sale
of
electronic
books
in
theUnited
States.
There
issubstantial
overlapastotheidentity
of
thedefendantsaswellasthefactualallegationsgivingrisetotheantitrustclaimsinthedifferentcases.TheUnitedStatesbelievesthatassigningthiscasetoJudgeCotewillthereforepromotejudicialefficiencyandfacilitatereasonablecoordinationamongthepartiestotheproceedings.Atthistime,theUnitedStateshasnoplanstomoveto
join
thesecasesfortrialpursuanttoRule13(e).

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